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peanutnoun

uk   /ˈpiː.nʌt/  us   /ˈpiː.nʌt/
  • peanut noun (NUT)

B1 [C] (UK also groundnut) an oval-shaped nut that grows underground in pairs inside a thin brown shell: peanut/groundnut oil salted/dry-roast(ed) peanuts

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(Definition of peanut from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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peanutnoun [C]

 us   /ˈpi·nət, -ˌnʌt/
a small nut that grows in a shell under the ground
(Definition of peanut from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “peanut”
in Korean 땅콩…
in Arabic فول سوداني…
in Malaysian kacang tanah…
in French cacahuète…
in Russian арахис…
in Chinese (Traditional) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
in Italian arachide, nocciolina americana…
in Turkish yer fıstığı…
in Polish orzeszek ziemny…
in Spanish cacahuete…
in Vietnamese hạt lạc…
in Portuguese amendoim…
in Thai ถั่ว…
in German die Erdnuß…
in Catalan cacauet…
in Japanese ピーナッツ, 落花生…
in Chinese (Simplified) 果仁, 花生,花生米…
in Indonesian kacang tanah…
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